Chillicothe police officer placed on leave after use of force incident at jail

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CHILLICOTHE -- A Chillicothe police officer was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday following a "use of force incident" at the Ross County Jail, according to a press release from the Chillicothe Police Department.

The Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been requested to conduct a criminal investigation.

At the conclusion of the criminal investigation, Chillicothe Police says an independent law enforcement agency will conduct an internal affairs investigation.

No further information was made available.

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